A rabbi from...
From fear to elation: My mother’s love wins
Comedian Jack Carter, friend of Sid Caesar, dies at 93
Netanyahu was ‘smuggled’ to hospital twice in disguised vans
Mother of 7 children who died in Brooklyn house fire leaves hospital
U.S. Jews among biggest backers of same-sex marriage, data show
$11 million Jewish cultural center to be built in Paris
California bill to limit vaccine exemptions goes to governor
In protest, Rabbi Avi Weiss quits Rabbinical Council of America
April 17, 2008 | 3:00 pm
January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm
With white butcher paper stretching around the room, David Solomon hurriedly scrawls timelines with his thick black marker, delineating 250-year blocks of time.
"Dudes, don't try this at home," he jokes with the audience of mostly 20- and 30-something participants....
September 20, 2007 | 8:00 pm
May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pmWith three Israeli films competing at this year's 60th Cannes International Film Festival, running May 16-27, as well as several Israeli student films, Israel Film Fund director Katriel Schory credits the country's success to the "strength and power of our stories."
The number of...
April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm
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November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm
The entire cafe has been redone, from the tiled floor and free-standing square bar, to the newly installed bulletproof windows and replanted flower beds, but the effects of the March 9 bombing at the Moment cafe remain deeply etched in Maimon Amsalem's body and mind.
The left side of...
April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm
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February 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Non-Orthodox Jews both inside and outside Israel are celebrating a historic court ruling recognizing Reform and Conservative conversions as valid and binding upon the Jewish state.
Given the complexity of Israeli society, however, Wednesday's ruling by Israel's High Court of Justice...
January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm
November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Yossi Cohen, a Tel Aviv taxi driver, is taking it easy these days. He has been slicing time from his usual 10-hour shifts because there just aren't many clients out there. At the same time, he wouldn't consider leaving Israel for anywhere else.
"What, I need to be a cabbie in...
September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm
As the U.S. ally with the greatest experience IN fighting terrorism, Israel is likely to play a key role in the planned international war on terrorism.
But its role is likely to be less public, working primarily with U.S. intelligence and the Defense Department, terrorism experts...
September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm
What a difference a year makes.
A year ago at this time, just before Rosh Hashana, Israel still held out hope for peace with the Palestinians, even though they had spurned former Prime Minister Ehud Barak's unprecedented generous offer at the Camp David summit in July 2000.
July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm
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